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Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (SOR/2002-227)

Regulations are current to 2021-03-23 and last amended on 2020-04-30. Previous Versions

Definition of arranged employment

  •  (1) In this section, arranged employment means an offer of employment that is made by a single employer other than an embassy, high commission or consulate in Canada or an employer who is referred to in any of subparagraphs 200(3)(h)(i) to (iii), that is for continuous full-time work in Canada having a duration of at least one year after the date on which a permanent resident visa is issued, and that is in an occupation that is listed in Skill Type 0 Management Occupations or Skill Level A or B of the National Occupational Classification matrix.

  • Marginal note:Arranged employment (10 points)

    (2) Ten points shall be awarded to a skilled worker for arranged employment if they are able to perform and are likely to accept and carry out the employment and

    • (a) the skilled worker is in Canada and holds a work permit that is valid on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and, on the date on which the visa is issued, holds a valid work permit or is authorized to work in Canada under section 186 and

      • (i) the work permit was issued based on a positive determination made by an officer under subsection 203(1) with respect to the skilled worker’s employment with their current employer in an occupation that is listed in Skill Type 0 Management Occupations or Skill Level A or B of the National Occupational Classification matrix and the assessment by the Department of Employment and Social Development on the basis of which the determination was made is not suspended or revoked,

      • (ii) the skilled worker is working for an employer specified on the work permit, and

      • (iii) that employer has offered arranged employment to the skilled worker;

    • (b) the skilled worker is in Canada and holds a work permit that was issued under the circumstances described in paragraph 204(a) or (c) or in section 205 and is valid on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and, on the date on which the visa is issued, holds a valid work permit or is authorized to work in Canada under section 186 and

      • (i) the skilled worker is working for an employer specified on the work permit,

      • (ii) that employer has offered an arranged employment to the skilled worker, and

      • (iii) the skilled worker has accumulated at least one year of full-time work experience, or the equivalent in part-time work, over a continuous period of work for that employer;

    • (c) the skilled worker does not hold a valid work permit, is not authorized to work in Canada under section 186 on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and

      • (i) an employer has offered arranged employment to the skilled worker, and

      • (ii) an officer has approved the offer of employment based on a valid assessment — provided to the officer by the Department of Employment and Social Development, on the same basis as an assessment provided for the issuance of a work permit, at the request of the employer or an officer — that the requirements set out in subsection 203(1) with respect to the offer have been met; or

    • (d) on the date on which their application for a permanent resident visa is made and on the date on which the visa is issued, the skilled worker holds a valid work permit or is authorized to work in Canada under section 186 and

      • (i) the circumstances referred to in subparagraph (a)(ii) or (iii) do not apply,

      • (ii) the circumstances referred to in paragraph (b) do not apply, and

      • (iii) the circumstances referred to in subparagraphs (c)(i) and (ii) apply.

  • SOR/2004-167, s. 30
  • SOR/2010-172, s. 5
  • SOR/2012-274, s. 11
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 237
  • SOR/2013-245, s. 1
  • SOR/2015-144, s. 1
  • SOR/2015-147, s. 1
  • SOR/2016-298, s. 6
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